Earth Systems: An Environmental Geology Perspective - GOL 110 at Southwest Virginia Community College

Effective: 2022-03-31

Course Description

Introduces concepts in earth systems including earth materials, plate tectonics, weathering, surface and groundwater, wasting, volcanoes, earthquakes and coastal, as well as pollution and climate change. Explores major topics relating human interaction with the physical environment through case studies. Reinforces applications through laboratory experiments, demonstrations, and field studies. This is a Passport and UCGS transfer course.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
4 credits

The course outline below was developed as part of a statewide standardization process.

General Course Purpose

This course examines Earth Systems from an Environmental Geology Perspective.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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